Articles

Stories from our field writers and other contributors

Did You Bring a Story?

Did You Bring a Story?

Story by Rebekah Saylor Photos by Jordan Andre and Mark Eekhoff   Serving as part of AIM's Training in Ministry Outreach (TIMO) team among the Zigua people of Tanzania, Rebekah Saylor is working to translate a series of Scripture-based stories into the Zigua...

Freedom and Faith: Botu’s Story

Freedom and Faith: Botu’s Story

By Eddie Anderson hen a lack of rain caused famine in the Gabbra community where Eddie and Rachel serve, the couple knew they had to do something. They raised relief funds to help their neighbors, as they continued to share...

A Well of Life in the Desert

A Well of Life in the Desert

Story and Photos by Sean White   he desert stretches on for miles. The landscape is enormous. Villages and shepherds dot the hills. Heat, water shortages, and camel herds are daily life. The world of the Bible comes...

Ordinary People: Pauline and Alan

Ordinary People: Pauline and Alan

Pauline and Alan always felt called to the mission field. Little did they know God would have them wait until their retirement years.

The Nightwatchman

The Nightwatchman

A new Bible training program targets people who cannot go to full-time Bible school.

Ordinary People: Phil

Ordinary People: Phil

“I’m sort of like a caboose on a train,” Phil Manning says. “I just follow where the Lord leads and realize that it’s going to be a great adventure.”

An Unexpected Journey in BAM

An Unexpected Journey in BAM

Business as Mission. Business as Ministry. Kingdom Business. Tent Making. Whatever we call it, I believe that business is a tool that God is using to expand His kingdom in difficult contexts.

Getting With the Program

Getting With the Program

Because of the complexity of mobilisation, the Hub is engaged in researching new culturally appropriate models of mission, as well as helping to build capacity within new and inexperienced African missions organisations.

When a Little Bit of Coconut Opens Doors

When a Little Bit of Coconut Opens Doors

On the coast of Kenya and Tanzania, the Madafu Fellowship Network serves as a constant reminder of how cross-cultural workers should conduct ourselves among the coastal unreached people groups.

Ordinary People: Debbie

Ordinary People: Debbie

One school teacher’s love for missionary kids has led her from the Congo to Kenya to Chad.

Passing the Mantle

Passing the Mantle

How a simple training program is strengthening the church in Mozambique